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This booklet issues the administration of pregnant sufferers in addition to pregnant staff in clinical institutions the place ionising radiation is used. hundreds of thousands of pregnant sufferers and scientific radiation employees are uncovered to radiation every year. lack of expertise is chargeable for nice anxiousness and doubtless unneccessary termination of many pregnancies. This file discusses the best way to care for those difficulties. it's written essentially for physicians, yet can be precious for scientific and future health physicists, nurses, technologists, and directors. it's not meant as an entire reference paintings, yet particularly to supply a pragmatic strategy that may be utilized in various occasions.

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1, 1996) Age-dependent Doses to Members of the Public from Intake of Radionuclides: Part 5 Compilation of Ingestion and Inhalation Dose CoefJicients 0 08 042737 5 ICRP Publication 71 (Annals of the ICRP Vol. 25 No. 3 4 , 1996) Age-dependent Doses to Members of the Public from Intake of Radionuclides: Part 4 Inhalation Dose CoefJicients 0 0 8 042736 7 ICRP Publication 70 (Annals of the ICRP Vol. 25 No. 2, 1995) Basic Anatomical and Physiological Data for use in Radiological Protection: The Skeleton 0 08 042665 4 ICRP Publication 69 (Annals of the ICRP Vol.

157) When the dose to the fetus exceeds 100-200 mGy, the approach to the problem is slightly different. This situation may involve radiotherapy or accidental ICRP Publication 84 Table 4. Probability of bearing healthy children as a function of radiation dose Absorbed dose to conceptus, mGy, above natural background Probability that child will have no malformation, % Probability that child will not develop cancer (age 0-19), %I) 97 97 97 97 97 97 97 (close to 97)') I ) Rounded values. 6% per 100 mGy fetal dose, corresponding to about 1/17,000 per mGy, and a linear dose-response relationship.

27 Supplement, 1998) Radiological Protection Policy for the Disposal of Radioactive Waste 0 08 042749 9 ICRP Publication 76 (Annals of the ICRP Vol. 27 No. 2, 1997) Protection from Potential Exposures: Application to Selected Radiation Sources 0 08 0427448 8 ICRP Publication 75 (Annals of the ICRP Vol. 27 No. 1, 1997) General Principles for the Radiation Protection of Workers 0 08 042741 3 ICRP Publication 74 (Annals of the ICRP Vol. 26 No. 34,1996) Conversion CoefJicientsfor use in Radiological Protection against External Radiation0 08 042739 1 ICRP Publication 73 (Annals of the ICRP Vol.

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